Total Grants Tops $100,000

Kimberley & District Community Foundation treasurer Kent Goodwin announced that total grants given by KDCF now exceed $100,000. Since February 2002 the Community Foundation has given out $103,512.20 in grants. Here is a brief summary of the totals for the various funds: Winter Games Fund Total – $29,037.38 Bill Motek Memorial Fund Total – $20,602.59 LEAD […]

Sports Grants Awarded

Local amateur sport organizations continue to reap the benefits from the two occasions when Kimberley hosted the BC Winter Games. The City has entrusted Kimberley & District Community Foundation to manage the Legacy Funds from those games, and this year’s grants totaled $4,122. Theresa Cundiff, Community Foundation Director in charge of Grants, said, “We again […]

Sports Grants Applications – 2011

Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Sports Grants offered by Kimberley & District’s Winter Games Legacy Fund.  A total of $4,121 is available for grants. Go to the Grants page for the downloadable application form.  Deadline for submission of applications is 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 2, 2011.

2010 Grant to Pines

In December 2010 the Kimberley & District Community Foundation were pleased to present a cheque to the Pines Memorial and Development Society in the amount of $2,987.  This is the annual proceeds from the Bill Motek Memorial Fund at KDCF, and will be used to purchase two reclining lift chairs for Pines residents. Presenting the […]

Donors Help Nordic Club and KDCF

The results are in for our recent campaign with the Kimberley Nordic Club and the City of Kimberley. The Kimberley Nordic Club thanks those members that generously donated to the “Building Fund”. Nineteen generous members donated a total of $4,280 of which $428 went to the Kimberley & District Community Foundation’s Community Endowment Fund and […]

Top picture

The image used for the top of our website is taken in Kimberley Nature Park by Kent Goodwin. These are Larch needles in the Kimberley Nature Park (photo by Kent Goodwin) that we used in Fall. In summer we had our very own Kimberley nature Park tiger lilies (photo Kent Goodwin).

KSCU Gives $6,600 to Foundation

Terry Oscarson of Kimberley & District Community Foundation received a cheque on December 10, 2010 for $6,600 from Judy Morrison on behalf of the Kootenay Savings Credit Union. The money has been given in response to the economic downturn and its impact on investment returns and will be used to augment the Community Foundation granting […]

2010 Community Grants

Kimberley & District Community Foundation has given a total of $8,000 to non-profit, registered charitable organizations in the latest round of grants.  Cheques will be presented at a reception to be held at the Railway Stationhouse on Monday, November 15th. The grants are from two of Kimberley & District Community Foundation’s funds: the Kootenay Savings […]